The Dammgraben is the longest man-made ditch in the Upper Harz and is part of the Rammelsberg Mine, Old Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management and has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2010.
Its purpose was to divert surface water for the operation of the Upper Harz coal and steel industry from distant areas with high levels of precipitation (in particular from the Bruchberg massif and parts of the Brocken massif). It gets its name from the Sperberhaier Dam, which bridges a depression in the terrain.
December 17, 2020
Just walk with the water or listen to whether it has anything to tell :-)
June 9, 2020
Nice section for hiking or driving. Almost at ground level and good road surface. I find the minimal gradient and the intact water system / structure impressive
June 3, 2020
Located on the Harzer Hexenstieg, very relaxed walking with a great forest climate, peppered with interesting facts.
November 15, 2020
The advantage of the paths along the trenches is that there is usually no incline. An exception is the upper course of the dam ditch from Förster-Ludwig-Platz.
January 30, 2021
Very nice section along the dam ditch. There is still forest there, the water babbles soothingly, there are small information boards at the edge of the path, easy to walk there, at ground level and well developed, no meters in altitude,
April 2, 2021
Gorgeous long paths along the dam ditch! It is very interesting that the special features of the Upper Harz water shelf are pointed out and explained here in many places.
May 14, 2021
Beautiful hiking trail through the forest, without significant gradients and the soft rippling of the water next to you
September 23, 2019
Mining facility that demands a lot of respect from me.
September 26, 2019
The path on the Dammgraben is something special and doesn't have to go up and down a lot.
Unfortunately, the storm and drought left many trees to die for.
July 21, 2021
Relaxed path with only a slight incline / decline. Nice route, for example from Altenau in the direction of the Nabentaler waterfalls. :)
July 23, 2021
A very nice and easy way. Highly recommended for wheelchair users and disabled.
August 18, 2019
Historical building! Man feels transported to the Middle Ages.
August 28, 2019
A wonderful path even for inexperienced hikers and mountain bikers.
Especially recommended on hot days.
August 5, 2020
beautiful path along the Harz water shelf with many worth seeing historical places
November 30, 2019
Beautiful hiking trail. Hardly any incline. So also suitable for not so fit hikers.
August 15, 2021
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